Brian Levey


Teaching Professor

Brian  Levey

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Biography

Brian Levey joined the Mendoza faculty in 2007 after a twenty year legal career, most recently focused on building corporate ethics and compliance programs. He currently teaches the introductory undergraduate business law course, as well as several ethics classes in the undergraduate, graduate and executive programs. Levey is a recipient of the Rev. Edmund P. Joyce, C.S.C., Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, as well as the Master of Science in Accountancy Dincolo Outstanding Professor Award. In 2016, he was named a faculty fellow at Notre Dame's Kaneb Center for Teaching and Learning. Prior to joining the college of business, Levey was Fannie Mae's vice president for ethics. Before that, he was the director of compliance and business ethics with Smiths Group plc, an international engineering company based in the United Kingdom. Previously, Levey was a deputy ethics officer and associate counsel with MCI (formerly WorldCom and now Verizon Business). He has also been in private practice and served as an adjunct professor at George Mason University and George Washington University.

Areas of Expertise

Corporate Ethics & Compliance Programs

Sports Ethics

Government Contracts

Education

LLM, George Washington University

JD, Catholic University of America

BBA, University of Notre Dame

Teaching

Ethics in Accounting

Business Law: Contracts & Agency

Ethics in Sports

Fraud on Film: Accounting, Legal & Ethical Considerations

Publications

"Visa and FIFA: Everywhere You Want To Be?", to appear in Ethics in Marketing, International Cases and Perspectives (Routledge), 2.

"Sport as a Powerful Learning Tool", to appear in Sport & The Common Good.

"Using Film Clips in Business Law: Something Old, Something New?", Journal of Teaching and Learning with Technology, 2015.

"College Sports Then and Now", Executive Program / Sports Management Institute, 2013.

"In-Class Polling: Less Teaching, More Learning?", Teaching with Technology Volume 2: The Stories Continue, Learning Technology Consortium, 2, 2011.

"Tortious Government Conduct and the Government Contract: Tort, Breach of Contract or Both?", Catholic University Law Review, 42, 1992.

"Exercising Options Under the Competition in Contracting Act: Something Old, Something New", Defense Contract Litigation Reporter, Shepards/McGraw-Hill, 3, 1990.

"Public Procurement: High Stakes Game for U.S. Businesses", (with Joseph Dennin), Europe 1992 Law & Strategy, Leader Publications, 1, 1990.

"Filing Bid Protests in Multiple Forums: How Do the Forums Respond?", Defense Contract Litigation Reporter, Shepards/McGraw-Hill, 2, 1990.

"Choosing the Most Effective Bid Protest Forum: Strategic Alternatives", (with James Falk, Sr.), Defense Litigation Reporter, Pasha, 2, 1989.

Presentations

Beta Alpha Psi / Department of Accountancy / Mendoza College of Business / University of Notre Dame, "Embracing Change in Life & Work: Avoiding Complacency" (April 21, 2017).

BDO Alliance Managing Partner Meeting, "WorldCom: What Went Wrong, What Went Right" (June 24, 2016).

Ethics Week / Mendoza College of Business / University of Note Dame, "Movie Night: Margin Call Panel Discussion" (February 11, 2016).

Mendoza College of Business / University of Notre Dame, "The Law, South Bend & You" (November 16, 2015).

Rev. James A. Burns, C.S.C., Leadership Program for High-Potential Employees in University Relations / University of Notre Dame, "Notre Dame's Core Values?" (August 13, 2015).

Kaneb Center / University of Notre Dame, "Poll Everywhere Student Response System" (July 23, 2014).

Notre Dame Alumni Association / University of Notre Dame, "College Athletics -- Does The System Need A Timeout?" (July 10, 2014).

Notre Dame Alumni Association / University of Notre Dame, "The Mendoza College of Business -- Ethics Is In Our DNA" (May 31, 2014).

15th Annual Midwest Conference on Scholarship of Teaching & Learning / Indiana University South Bend, "Using Film Clips in the Classroom: Something Old, Something New?" (April 11, 2014).

+ED Talks / Sophomore Class Council / University of Notre Dame, "I Love South Bend (and I want you to love it too)" (April 03, 2014).

Men's Lacrosse Team / University of Notre Dame, "Core Values Workshop" (March 14, 2014).

2013 John A. Berges Lecture in Business Ethics / University of Notre Dame, "Greed and Taxes in Business: Panel Discussion" (September 18, 2013).

Best Practices for Recruiting Accounting Students / Department of Accountancy / University of Notre Dame, "MSAs: The 'M' Stands for Maturity" (June 12, 2013).

Knott Hall / University of Notre Dame, "Smart Business – What it takes to be the best in the business world and beyond" (November 5, 2012).

2012 Annual Conference / Academy of Legal Studies in Business, "Using Film Clips in Business Law: Something Old, Something New?" (August 11, 2012).

2nd Connecting Silos Curriculum Conference / Center for Professional Responsibility in Business and Society (CPRBS) and the National Center for Professional and Research Ethics (NCPRE) / University of Illinois, "Ethics Teaching Technique: Poll Everywhere Student Response System" (May 30, 2012).

Introduction to Business, BAUG 10000 / Mendoza College of Business / University of Notre Dame, "Business Ethics" (April 10, 2012).

Sophomore Orientation / Mendoza College of Business / University of Notre Dame, "Business Ethics" (August 22, 2011).

2011 Annual Conference / Academy of Legal Studies in Business, "Slicker than Clickers: Poll Everywhere — A Web and Text-Messaging Student Response System" (August 10, 2011).

Accounting Fraud Examination Class / E&Y MSA Program / Department of Accountancy / University of Notre Dame, "WorldCom: What Went Wrong, What Went Right" (April 26, 2011).

Beta Alpha Psi Induction Ceremony / Department of Accountancy / Mendoza College of Business / University of Notre Dame, "Ethics in Accounting -- Accounting as a Calling" (January 27, 2011).

MBA Orientation / School Of Management / George Mason University, "Compliance & Business Ethics: Somebody Is Going To Jail And It's Not Going To Be Me" (August 2004).

Ethics Week / Mendoza College of Business / University of Note Dame, "WorldCom Responds to Crisis" (February 2003).

Cardinal O'Hara Lecture Series on Business Ethics / Mendoza College of Business / University of Notre Dame, "Ethics: A Middle Manager's View" (October 1998).